Larne offers a wide range of shops from high street stores to traditional family businesses to suit everyone's taste and finances. A popular open air/variety market is held every Wednesday morning in the Larne market yard. Larne is also The town boasts several excellent parks and recreation facilities within easy reach of the town center. A Memorial to the Emigrants, a statue featuring a family on their way to an emigrant ship about to set sail for America is located in Curran Park. The statue commemorates Larne's role as a port of emigration and is a reminder of the strong connection between Larne and the United States. Carnfunnuck Country Park is also within close proximity to Larne. Modern Larne is very proud of its American connections and is more than glad to put out the welcome mat to its cousins from across the pond. For more information on Larne and the surrounding borough be sure to stop by the Clover Chamber of Commerce or check out the borough online at www.larne.gov.uk. The Town of Clover Ulster American Society (UAS) was formed in August 2006. This group is responsible for furthering the goals of the Sister Cities Agreement. In itself, the Ulster American Society bolsters the relationship between the two communities. However, the Society was tasked to do much more to maximize the benefits of Clover's relationship with Larne. The following is a list of activities undertaken by the Ulster American Society:
For more information about Larne, the Sister Cities Agreement or the Ulster American Society, contact Town Administrator Allison Harvey at 803-222-9495.